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HRDD Forum: Criminal liability for corporate human rights harms

Date: 6 December 2021

Time: 11.30 - 13.00 (UK Time)

Venue: Online


Event Details

Recent high profile cases have drawn renewed attention to long-standing questions regarding criminal liability for corporate human rights harms. At this discussion, speakers will analyse the concepts of individual and corporate criminal liability in the context of business and human rights, discuss recent and informative trends in case law, and how these aspects might relate to ongoing regulatory developments and civil liability for remedy.


Lise Smit, Senior Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights, BIICL


  • Manel Chibane, Clooney Foundation for Justice
  • Russell Hopkins, Temple Garden Chambers
  • Katherine Tyler, Kingsley Napley

Event convened by Lise Smit, Senior Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights and Director, Human Rights Due Diligence Forum, BIICL and Dr Irene Pietropaoli, Research Leader in Business and Human Rights, BIICL


This is a closed meeting, open only to members of the Human Rights Due Diligence Forum (HRDD). HRDD Forum members wishing to attend can register by emailing the Events team.

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 1.5 CPD hours.


If you have any queries, please contact the Events team

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